On a purple polka dot fabric frame, we see the words "free patterns," along with the Chelly Wood logo and an image of a Made to Move African or African American Barbie modeling a pointed witch hat made of fabric and craft foam.

Sew a Halloween Witch Hat for Barbie with Free Patterns #WitchHat #DollClothes

For your free hat patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s “Halloween witch hat” pattern is actually a combination of two patterns I’ve had available here on ChellyWood.com for a while: yesterday’s pointed Renaissance hat and the musketeer hat. So I’ve essentially added the pointy hat pattern from the princess outfit to the brim of the musketeer hat … Continue reading Sew a Halloween Witch Hat for Barbie with Free Patterns #WitchHat #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, a Mattel Barbie doll takes a bow, wearing a princess dress with long puff sleeves and a pointed cone-shaped Renaissance-style hat with a veil streaming down from the point of the hat. In front of the photo, it says, "free patterns" and in one corner of the image, we also see the Chelly Wood logo.

Sew a pretty “princess” dress for Barbies with my free PDF sewing pattern #AmSewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’m actually sewing a pink version of this lovely Renaissance gown right now. It’s time to start making those Christmas gifts, right?! And with Halloween close by, I thought I’d give you another outfit option for your dollies’ costume parties as well. Today’s pretty princess dress was worn by … Continue reading Sew a pretty “princess” dress for Barbies with my free PDF sewing pattern #AmSewing #DollClothes

The image shows a blue linen background with the Chelly Wood logo in one corner, the words "free patterns" in another corner, and along one side of the square image is a photo of a Twilight Jasper doll modeling a Renaissance doll clothes costume that's handmade, following the patterns and instructions found as a free printable PDF sewing pattern at ChellyWood.com

Sew a Renaissance Costume for Ken Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Renaissance #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. This week I’m giving you the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making my “Father Capulet” costume for 12 inch (30.5 cm) male fashion dolls, like Ken, Tammy’s father, and similar-sized male fashion dolls and action figures. The tunic has been marked with five flowers, in terms of the difficulty scale, … Continue reading Sew a Renaissance Costume for Ken Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Renaissance #DollClothes

Beside the ChellyWood.com logo, we see a vintage doll clothes pattern for Betsy Wetsy dolls: Simplicity Pattern #5730.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Felt for #DollClothes #SewingProjects

Today I’m sharing with you my vintage Betsy Wetsy 16 inch baby doll clothes pattern #5730 from Simplicity. This is an adorable little pattern with so much to offer! But if you read the back of the pattern, none of the suggested fabrics include felt: Personally, I can’t imagine why this pattern wouldn’t suggest felt for use with the baby bunting (View 5), the little … Continue reading The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Felt for #DollClothes #SewingProjects

In the photo, we see a fashion doll wearing safari style doll clothes, including a summer shirt, a pair of shorts, hiking boots, and a safari straw hat. The logo tells us to visit ChellyWood.com for the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit, and there's text above the logo that says, "free patterns." The entire images is on a square frame of turquoise blue linen fabric.

Make a shirt and shorts for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s sewing project is a safari outfit for your Pedigree Sindy or Ideal Tammy dolls. I realize it’s not summer in the northern hemisphere, but summer is rapidly approaching for those of you living below the equator. So to make today’s safari gear, you can use a lot of … Continue reading Make a shirt and shorts for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

Make a shirt for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a sleeveless top for vintage Ideal Tammy dolls. I’m told these patterns will also fit a Pedigree Sindy doll, but I have to be honest here; I don’t own a Pedigree Sindy doll, so I can’t try them on to … Continue reading Make a shirt for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

This purple and turquoise two-toned frame surrounds the words "free doll shoe patterns" along with photos of different types of dolls wearing shoes with a buckle, flats, slippers, victorian boots, regular boots, sneakers, and sandals. The logo shown in the lower left corner tells us this image comes from Chelly Wood (dot com is implied).

Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Shoes for Various Dolls (Gallery)

Please click on the doll shoes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that will teach you how to design your own doll clothes. My classes will be available through C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark platform, starting in 2022. Click on the link provided to learn more about my own classes and the other wonderful courses you can take … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Shoes for Various Dolls (Gallery)

A turquoise blue linen frame surrounds the Chelly Wood dot com logo, a photo of two dolls' feet in two different pairs of sneakers, and the words, "free patterns."

Sew a Pair of Converse Style Sneakers for Dolls w/Today’s Free PDF Patterns #ConverseSneakers #DollClothes

Please scroll down for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Today’s free PDF sewing pattern for a Converse-style sneaker can fit on Ken dolls, the beach Barbies with really large feet, Lammily dolls, and Spin Master Jake dolls. As you can see, I’ve had a lot of fun taking pictures of Ken and Lammily in their handmade … Continue reading Sew a Pair of Converse Style Sneakers for Dolls w/Today’s Free PDF Patterns #ConverseSneakers #DollClothes

A purple and turquoise quilt frame surrounds the Chelly Wood website logo and a black and white image of a child's stick horse toy.

How to Make a Stick Horse with Pattern Suggestion #ChristmasGiftIdeas #SewingProjects

When my girls were little I made them stick horses for Christmas, and I used this Vogue pattern #7603. The pattern was originally intended for making a plush horse to fit 18 inch dolls, like American Girl, but when I found Vogue 7603 at JoAnn Fabrics, I knew this pattern would be ideal for making a pair of stick horses. The pattern calls for fake … Continue reading How to Make a Stick Horse with Pattern Suggestion #ChristmasGiftIdeas #SewingProjects

The heading, "Teach a Child to Sew" floats above a vintage image of a woman sewing with her son looking bored in the background (Victorian era image).

5 Tips for Teaching a Child to Sew @ ChellyWood.com #LearningToSew #DollClothes

  When my children were little, we often did holiday crafts and even made our own Christmas gifts at this time of year. So I thought it was a good time to re-post my tips for teaching children how to sew. This blog post entitled, “Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics” has a collection of tutorials for beginners. You may find these tutorials helpful, if … Continue reading 5 Tips for Teaching a Child to Sew @ ChellyWood.com #LearningToSew #DollClothes

Sew a Skirt for Stacie (Barbie’s Little Sister) with Today’s FREE Patterns #Sewing #DollClothes

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Today I’m giving you the pattern for the whole outfit at the top of the blog post, and a new tutorial video showing you how to make the leaf-print below-the-knee skirt. Here’s today’s super easy-to-sew tutorial for making the skirt: The … Continue reading Sew a Skirt for Stacie (Barbie’s Little Sister) with Today’s FREE Patterns #Sewing #DollClothes

A purple dotted Swiss fabric frame surrounds the image of a Barbie doll in a princess dress with the words "free patterns" and the ChellyWood.com logo

Sew a Renaissance “princess dress” for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This pattern has been available here, on ChellyWood.com, for a very long time. In fact, it goes back to the earliest days of this blog. However today I’m posting the PDF version of this doll dress for the first time. As my regular followers know, I’m slowly converting all … Continue reading Sew a Renaissance “princess dress” for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #DollClothes